12.306 Atmospheric Physics and Chemistry
Introduction to the physics and chemistry of the atmosphere including experience with computer codes. Aerosols and theories of their formation, evolution, and removal. Gas and aerosol transport from urban to continental scales. Coupled models of radiation, transport, and chemistry. Solution of inverse problems to deduce emissions and removal rates. Emissions control technology and costs. Applications to air pollution and climate. Students taking the graduate version complete different assignments.
12.306 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by R. G. Prinn.
Lecture occurs 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 66-160.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, 12.306 was rated 4.4 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Atmospheric Physics and Chemistry site or on the 12.306 Stellar site.
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